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Feb 7, 2011 11:43 PM

Fresh pasta in Austin

Which Austin restaurants serve fresh homemade pasta? It seems like a lot of places just use the dehydrated stuff. Is there much difference in taste between the two?

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  1. Enoteca, and for that matter I'm pretty sure Vespaio. And yes, it really does make a difference, but I definitely don't think it's the end of the world if you don't have fresh pasta.

    1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

    1610 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

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    1. re: popvulture

      thanks for the tip! had dinner at enoteca tonight. It was great, but i don't know that the fresh pasta made a huge difference. but its the best italian food I've had in Austin so far.

    2. Asti has some dishes with fresh pasta.

      Depending on the application, fresh can make a noticeable difference. Lasagna or many stuffed pastas, for instance. Often less about taste than texture. Though, of course, there are dishes better suited for dry pasta.

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        1. There is another place in town selling incredible fresh and dried pasta. Gourmet Texas Pasta in Wells Branch. Just thought I would mention it.